Tag: Ross White

15
Nov

Victorian secondary schools face population squeeze as baby-boom generation comes of age

At Melton Secondary College, perched on the fringe of Melbourne’s north-western sprawl, teachers are forced to roster class heating and cooling.

12
Nov

Victoria faces teacher shortage as student numbers surge

Hayley Dureau never planned on becoming a teacher. At high school, she wanted to be a doctor.

1
Oct

Just how good are your universities?

Last week The Good Universities Guide was released.

26
Sep

University of Newcastle ranks highly in social equity rating

The University of Newcastle has gained top marks in two categories in the 2019 Good Universities Guide, released on Monday, which placed UoN in the top twenty per cent of Australian universities for overall student experience and social equity. According to the annual index more than a quarter of the university’s undergraduate students were from disadvantaged backgrounds, earning it a fourth place in the Guide’s ‘social equity’ ranking in Australia,
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24
Sep

Good pay and job prospects for USQ graduates

The 2019 Good Universities Guide has been released and it is giving students and parents plenty to think about.

24
Sep

First Generation rating a first for The Good Universities Guide

For the very first time, The Good Universities Guide will feature a brand-new ‘First Generation’ five-star rating.

26
May

Experts call for bigger schools, better planning in Victoria’s education squeeze

Supersized schools are being proposed to cater for booming student numbers, with soaring enrolments prompting one school to truck in almost 50 portables and run five staggered lunchtimes.

10
May

The most popular and least popular Australian bachelor degrees

Health degrees are more than twice as popular as they were in 2001, in a sign Australian students are paying attention to employment trends. Enrolments in health-related bachelor degrees grew from 20,130 in 2001 to 52,134 in 2016, according to Good Education Group, which released its latest The Good Careers Guide today.

18
Apr

Interview with Radio Adelaide: Was your university degree worth it?

It’s that time of the year again, where university graduations are happening and thousands of undergraduates are joining the world where finding a job is their number one priority.

11
Apr

Interview with ABC News Perth: Is university worth the cost?

The Federal Government is considering reducing the threshold where students need to start paying back their HECS-HELP debt.